Professor, University of Oxford Director, Future of Humanity Institute Director, Strategic Artificial Intelligence Research Center
Nick Bostrom is Professor at Oxford University, where he is the founding director of the Future of Humanity Institute. This is a unique research center where leading minds from computer science, mathematics, philosophy, economics, and engineering spend their days thinking about future technology impacts, global priorities, catastrophic risks, and transformative opportunities.
He is also director of the Strategic Artificial Intelligence Research Center, which does research on how the coming machine intelligence revolution will change society and the economy. His book on this topic, Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies (Oxford University Press, 2014), became a New York Times bestseller and altered the global conversation on the future of AI.
Bostrom has a background in theoretical physics, computational neuroscience, and the foundations of probability theory as well as philosophy.
Bostrom was the recipient of a Eugene R. Gannon Award (one person selected annually worldwide from the fields of philosophy, mathematics, the arts and other humanities, and the natural sciences). He has been twice listed on Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers, and was included in the Prospect magazine’s World Thinkers list, the youngest person in the top 15 from all fields and the highest-ranked analytic philosopher. His writings have been translated into 24 languages, and there have been more than 100 translations and reprints of his works.
The Present State and Future of Artificial Intelligence
Technological Trends and Revolutions: Getting Smarter
The Future of Humanity
Trends shaping the world in the next 30 years
NEWS & ARTICLES
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NICK BOSTROM – WHAT HAPPENS WHEN OUR COMPUTERS GET SMARTER THAN WE ARE?
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